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  • Oct 20, 2022

    Hereditary Neuropathy and Genetic Testing: Q&A

    Hereditary neuropathies refer to a group of nerve disorders that lead to weakness and wasting of the muscles generally below the knees, and in the hands, and that may be…
  • Oct 7, 2022

    FPN Welcomes Dr. Sandra Rieger

    The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy (FPN) is delighted to announce that Sandra Rieger, PhD, has joined the Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). The SAB advises both the Board of Directors and…
  • Aug 4, 2022

    Speak For Your Feet Contest for Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

    Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN), or nerve damage caused by diabetes, is one of the most known causes of neuropathy. DPN can be a common complication that affects the extremities and…
  • Jul 25, 2022

    Small Fiber Neuropathy: Q&A

    Small fiber neuropathy (SFN) is a common, yet underappreciated, subclass of peripheral neuropathy. While SFN shares many features with large fiber neuropathy, it has unique aspects in its evaluation and…
  • Jul 19, 2022

    Dana’s Story: My Personal Journey with Small Fiber Neuropathy

    I’m writing this essay for a couple of reasons: as a way to bring more awareness to small fiber neuropathy (SFN) and explain its toll on me personally. The symptoms…
  • Jul 13, 2022

    Anti-MAG Peripheral Neuropathy: Q&A

    Anti-MAG peripheral neuropathy (Immunoglobulin M(IgM) Anti-Myelin Associated Glycoprotein Peripheral Neuropathy) is a rare autoimmune variety of peripheral neuropathy. In this type of PN, a person’s own immune system attacks cells…
  • Jul 11, 2022

    Join The Speak For Your Feet Contest!

    More than 37 million people in the U.S. live with diabetes today. 1 And for many of them, nerve damage caused by diabetes – a condition called diabetic peripheral neuropathy…
  • Jun 17, 2022

    Jen and Rosy’s Story: Two Moms Unite Over Small Fiber Neuropathy

    Small Fiber Neuropathy brings two women together in friendship and for a cause Rosy George and Jen Roland were strangers living hundreds of miles apart. Soon after her life-changing diagnosis,…
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